After School Enrichment Classes

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Fall 2014

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These classes give children ages 3-5 a chance to explore music, Hebrew language, Jewish holidays, and nature after preschool dismissal. Both children enrolled in JCP preschool, as well as those from other schools, participate in these program

Neshama: Yoga with a Jewish Twist - New!

This class is designed to support children in mindful movement and relaxing breathing. While promoting a feeling of being grounded in one’s body, the class will also encourage a feeling of soulfulness. Each session will include basic yoga poses, creative movement and the opportunity to learn how to quiet and organize one’s body after a busy day at school. Spiritually rich Jewish music will often serve as background inspiration. Neshama: Yoga with a Jewish Twist will be taught by Green Room teacher, Chava Meed Jacobson.
For: Children ages 3 – 5 years
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

We are pleased to announce a free trial class for Neshama: Yoga with a Jewish Twist on Tuesday, October 28th. All are welcome to attend, however a limited number of spaces are available. Please RSVP by emailing

Full Year Dates: Tuesdays, 11/3 – 5/26
Does Not Meet:
12/23, 12/30, 1/20, 2/17, 4/7

Cost: $960

Fall Dates: Tuesdays, 11/3 – 12/16
Cost: $400

HSP Juniors: A Pre Hebrew School Program - New!

This monthly pre Hebrew School class initiates children into the community of learners for our Hebrew School Project (HSP). Through art, story, and shira (singing), students will explore the Hebrew language and Jewish holidays to lay the foundation for their continued Jewish learning. This class is geared toward Pre K aged children. We welcome families old and new to JCP to join this program and our community.

For: Children ages 4 – 5.5 years
Dates: Tuesdays, 9/30, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16, 1/13, 2/10, 3/17, 4/14, 5/19
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $360

The Gourmet Grandparent
Calling all JCP grandparents! Join your grandchildren in preparing delicious dishes for an afternoon of fun. Sign up for the opportunity to share cooking and conversation with your grandchild at JCP.

For: Children ages 3 – 6 years
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dates: Wednesdays, 10/22, 11/19, 12/10, 2/11, 4/22, 5/20

Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street
: $40 per session, $200 for the series (includes one free session!)

Adult accompaniment is not required for the following programs:

Play, Create, Integrate!
Children will develop critical social skills including effective turn-taking, flexibility, reading social cues, and conflict resolution. The class will support creative play and teach children to navigate social situations in a structured, fun, and warm environment.

For: Older threes – five years

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
**Students in the Sun Room, Rainbow Room, and Yellow Room will be escorted by ECC staff.

Full Year Dates: Mondays, 10/20 – 5/18
Does Not Meet: 12/22, 12/29, 1/19, 2/16, 4/6,

Cost: $1000

Fall Dates: Mondays, 10/20 – 12/15
Cost: $480

Full Year Dates: Thursdays, 10/23 – 5/28
Does Not Meet: 10/9, 10/16, 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19, 4/2, 4/9
Cost: $1000

Fall Dates: Thursdays, 10/23 – 12/18
Does Not Meet:
10/9, 10/16, 11/27
Cost: $480

Hebrew Immersion for Preschoolers
Using games, songs, stories and activities, children will learn beginning level Hebrew vocabulary and conversation. This class is taught by a native Hebrew speaker and experienced teacher.

For: Children ages 4 – 5 years

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Full Year Dates: Tuesdays, 10/21 – 5/26
Does Not Meet:
12/23, 12/30, 1/20, 2/17, 4/7

Cost: $1040

Fall Dates: Tuesdays, 10/21 – 12/16
Cost: $480
Let’s Explore Science
Using games, stories, and hands-on classroom science demonstrations, children will learn the basics of scientific exploration. Children will be encouraged to ask questions and explore the world around them.
For: Children ages 3 – 5 years
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Full Year Dates: Wednesdays, 10/1 – 5/27
Does Not Meet: 11/12, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31, 2/18, 3/25, 4/8
Cost: $1080

Fall Dates: Wednesdays, 10/1 – 12/17
Does Not Meet:
11/12, 11/26
Cost: $560


For any questions regarding registration contact Matti Bowen at or call 212-334-3522.

Please also see our My Grown-up and Me classes for younger siblings, and our Parenting Center Workshops programs for adults- perfect for families in My Grown-Up and Me programs.


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